Biden demands apology from Booker — after Biden praises segregationist Dem senators

The American Mirror | 6/20/2019 | Staff
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At a private fundraiser, Joe Biden praised segregationist Democrat senators, and now he’s demanding rival Cory Booker apologize to him.

Hello, White Privilege.

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The controversy began at a New York fundraiser Tuesday when Biden pointed to long-dead segregationist senators James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia to argue that Washington functioned more smoothly a generation ago than under today’s “broken” hyperpartisanship.

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“We didn’t agree on much of anything,” Biden said of the two men, who were prominent senators when Biden was elected in 1972. Biden described Talmadge as “one of the meanest guys I ever knew” and said Eastland called him “son,” though not “boy,” a reference to the racist way many whites addressed black men at the time.

Yet even in that Senate, Biden said, “At least there was some civility. We got things done.”

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